10 Tweets that tell stories about New Year’s eve fire in Dubai.
While the news was posted here quick about New Year eve fire erupts beside Dubai’s tallest building, we revisit the tweets still pouring in about the hapless event.
Sad to say, we did not find enough Tweet detail about the people directly affected. Social media may have a way of compartmentalizing the information for one’s consumption.
— CNN (@CNN) December 31, 2015
Indeed, some are interested in high profile personalities like:
Firefighter at blaze identified as UAE Prime Minister's son https://t.co/1nRX3J6eLX
— Geopol Intelligence (@GeopolIntel) January 1, 2016
Take two here:
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) January 1, 2016
Man survives inferno on 48th floor: Photographer Dennis Mallari's assignment to shoot the New Year's Eve firew… https://t.co/QPYycEoAoy
— Hy'Class Clothings (@iamhycode) January 1, 2016
Unsure of the fact, newspaper tweets its theory:
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) January 1, 2016
— ABC News (@abcnews) January 1, 2016
The Independent satirizes Dubai’s longing for its ‘tall’ ambition:
Dubai is a city with record-breaking ambition https://t.co/rZVobPfR1T
— The Independent (@Independent) January 1, 2016
Al Jazeera wants you to enjoy the view!
— AJE News (@AJENews) January 1, 2016
Huge Fire Near Dubai NYE Fireworks Display https://t.co/nMv2MoAqXW
— Sky News (@SkyNews) December 31, 2015
And then, the other side of Dubai, the deplorable state immigrant workers are made to endure:
— Merlin (@MerlinYYC) December 31, 2015